Watch: How Dave and Julie Lost 220 Pounds*

By , SparkPeople Blogger
Dave (dave3977) and Julie (jujumiller) Miller joined SparkPeople in February, just after starting their weight-loss journey. In just 11 months, they have shed more than 220 pounds--137 for him and 87 for her, with another 60 and 30 to go, respectively. What a great success story!

Now the couple is being called "Cleveland's Biggest Losers" by their local TV station WKYC. This morning, they were on the news to show off their slimmer, healthier selves and share the secrets to their success.


Watch the two-part segment here.



Dave, down to 232 pounds from 369 pounds

Dave says: "(We) could not have gotten this far without you.  Thank you so much!  It’s not over for us, either.  We will continue to use SparkPeople to stay on track as we continue to lose weight." 


Julie, down 87 pounds, is just 30 pounds from her goal weight!

WooHoo, Dave and Julie! Great work!

*Weight loss results will vary from person to person. No individual result should be seen as a typical result of following the SparkPeople program. 

Screenshots courtest of WKYC

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long time Weight watcher just quite counting Report
You both look fantabulous! Great Job!!
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Way 2 go u 2 r incredible! Congrats!!! Report
Fantastic!
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This is an inspiration! Thank you for sharing your story and Congratulations on the wonderful progress!! Report
RRAINES411
WOW!! I am exited after just 5 days of tracking my nutrition and can't wait to start tracking my fitness. Your story is truly an inspiration and hope to have the same story to tell a year from now! Report
wow that is amazing! Great Job! very inspiring
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SHANISE48
wow!!!! Congratulations!!! Keep up the great work. Extremely motivating. Thanks for sharing your journey. Report
WOW!!!!! What a fantastic job, keep up the good work. Report
MYDREAMS2
Fantastic work, Julie & Dave. You look fantastic. Keep up the great work. Enjoy life to the fullest!! Report
Thanks for sharing and great job! Report
It is so great to have the support of each other. It is so hard to eat sensibly when a partner chooses not to. Congrats to you both! Report
It's great that these two are working toward a common goal together. When one partner makes dramatic changes for better health and the other stays behind, things can get touchy. One partner may feel unsupported and possible sabotaged and the other may get very defensive.

Change can be tough on a relationship or it can strengthen it. Report
Congrats! Report
Great story! Report
CONGRATS !
You both are so INSPIRING
Keep up the good work
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THANKS for sharing with us Report
Absolutely awesome job - and how fantastic that they could support each other through it. I wish I could convince my DH to join me on my journey - maybe he will when he sees me moving forward! Report
REMAREIS
Wow!! What an inspiration!!! Report
Great job! Report
COLLARN
They are inspiring. Love that their area news is doing their own "biggest looser". That is a great idea and very motivating. Report
Congratulations! I love that you are doing this together! Great inspiration to other couples. Report
AGAPEJOYPEACE
Great job to both of you! Continued success on your journey! Report
That's great but in less than a year. Wow. How did they do it? Report
DELLMEL
Great Job. I am going to let my hubby see this to see if we can do this together. Thanks. Report
SHOGUN49
"Together" "As a team" Congratulations and much success in life to both of you. You Look Fantastic - and so important to show those photo's. I'm just starting and will be with you as I go through my life journey with a one year plan to lose 120 pounds Inspirational Love It? R Report
Awesome and inspiring - your story will inspire many others. Report
GRAMMY7070
Wow! That is amazing! Congrats to you both. You are an inspiration Report
Wow, what a great story!! Congratulations!!! Report
Really fantastic! What a nice thing to do together. You now have enabled yourselves to share a longer, happier life together. Great job! Report
Great job, both of you! I love seeing husband-wife teams succeed! Report
Awesome! You guys are an inspiration to so many out there. Thank you for sharing your story. Report
Beautiful couple that has made a lasting change, congrats on your weight loss!!! Report
Amazing inspiration! Report
SENNAIRA
You both look amazing!!! Good on you! Report
123ELAINE456
This is Awesome!!! And they did it together. They have lots of Motivation and Inspiration!!! And they Inspire Everyone. Keep Pushing Forward. You Can Do It. This is the WAY TO GO!!! Keep On Sparking!!! God Blessings To Everyone Always. Have a Wonderful Christmas and Happy New Year. Jesus Is The Reason For The Season. May You Have A Lot Of Success With Goals In The Coming Year.
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Great team work! Report
I send all these inspirational stories out to my son....this one is especially great because my son weighs just over what Dave weighed when starting! Thanks and WELL DONE! Report
Great Job! Report
It is so awesome that they did this together! Report
ANGEL3459
What a partnership! You are truly blessed to have each other. You both show each other and us that there is nothing you can not accomplished as a couple.
God bless you both today and always. Report
Wow, what great results. You guys both rock~ Report
CASS6631
Great job Julie as well as Dave keep up the good work? Report
You look incredible and I bet you're feeling wonderful. So awesome to do it together. Very inspiring to see a couple reach their goals together and support each other in this way. An awesome way to bond — and live longer for each other. Thank you for inspiring me today! Wishing you continued success in all things! Report
MJ7DM33
Yes!!! Way to go!!! Keep it up!!! Report
 
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